Hubbard Tied For 15th At Wyoming Cowboy Classic Golf

Scottsdale, Ariz.-----Mark Hubbard shot a three-under par 67 and San Jose State University had a 16-stroke team improvement in the second round to highlight first day’s action at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic men’s golf tournament.

    Hubbard, opening a tournament with an under par score for the second time in eight days, is the top San Jose State individual after 36 holes on the par 70, 7,133-yard Talking Stick Golf Course with his 141 total. The sophomore from Denver had an opening round 69 at the 63rd annual Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo on March 29.

    As a team, the Spartans had a 301 team score in the morning and were 16th after the first round. A five-over par 285 helped San Jose State move up two spots in the 20-team tournament. The Spartans are just five shots out of tenth place.

    UC Davis leads the team competition with a 558 score. Northwestern and Oregon State are tied for second at 560.

    Morten Madsen of Oregon State is the individual leader at 133. He is the only golfer in the 118-player field to be under par in each of the first two rounds with scores of 66 and 67. Austin Graham of UC Davis and David Lipsky of Northwestern are tied for second at 137. Only 10 players in the 118-player field are under par after 36 holes.

    Hubbard is tied for 15th place and is the one San Jose State player in the top-20. Nick Brown at 145 is tied for 41st place. Brown and Aaron Conrad were the top Spartans in the afternoon round with even par 70’s. Conrad is at 148 and tied for 68th place.

    Jay Myers had the biggest individual improvement between the first and second round with a 71, 10 strokes better than his first round of 81. The Spartans did not count the 83 nor the 79 of Nick Podesta, playing in his first tournament of the season.

    The 54-hole tournament concludes with 18 holes on April 7.
36-hole results from the Wyoming Cowboy Classic men’s golf tournament
Talking Stick Golf Course, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Par 70, 7,133 yards

Team Scores

1. UC Davis    558
2. Northwestern    560
    Oregon State    560
4. Texas El Paso    564
5. Fresno State    565
    San Diego    565
7. Pacific    573
    Southern Utah    573
9. Idaho    574
10. Western Carolina    581
11. UC Santa Barbara    583
12. Wyoming    585
      Boise State    585
14. San Jose State    586
      Old Dominion    586
16. Grand Canyon    588
17. Gonzaga    589
18. Utah    590
19. Weber State    591
20. UC Riverside    598

Leading Individuals
1. Morten Madsen, Oregon State    66-67-133
2. Austin Graham, UC Davis    70-67-137
    David Lipsky, Northwestern    70-67-137
4. Eric Chun, Northwestern    71-67-138
5. Jonathan Bowers, Northwestern    72-67-139
    Brad Tensen, Idaho    70-69-139
    Ramie Sprinkling, UC Davis    70-69-139
    John Spaun, San Diego State    71-68-139
    Tanner Taff, Texas El Paso    70-69-139
    Gunner Wiebe, San Diego    70-69-139

San Jose State Scores
15. Mark Hubbard    67-74-141
41. Nick Brown    75-70-145
68. Aaron Conrad    78-70-148
94. Jay Myers    81-71-152
116. Nick Podesta    83-79-162